Release Note of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (v2.2)


Release Date 2017-09-08
Release Type Update

File name : ubuntu-16.04.3-mate-odroid-c1-20170908.img

Kernel Updates

  • Kernel 3.10.107
  • Netconsole support

Userspace Updates

  • Kodi updated to 17.3 (Special thanks to Oversun in our community forum)
  • Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS
  • Performance governor by default
  • Try 1.7Ghz or 1.8Ghz Overclock How to Overclock ODROID-C1
  • Check the CPU governor.
    cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor

    If it is not “performance”, try

    echo 'GOVERNOR="performance"' | sudo tee /etc/default/cpufrequtils

    and reboot.

  • EXT2/4 file system can not be accessible on U-boot.
  • The root file system will be resized in the first booting process. OS will turn the system off automatically to complete the resizing process.
  • Kodi requires to be manually started for HDMI Passthrough work.
    AE_SINK=ALSA kodi
  • To enable Auto-login, edit /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/60-lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf file like this.
    [Seat:*]
    greeter-session=lightdm-gtk-greeter
    autologin-user=odroid 
  • If you want to change Wireless device node name to a traditional “wlan0”, add “net.ifnames=0” on bootargs in boot.ini file.
  • Tons of issues not listed. :-x
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt dist-upgrade
 
# If exists
sudo apt install linux-image-c1 
 
sudo reboot

When you meet a warning message on Kernel update process, select “No” button to proceed the update.

The current version only provide Linux kernel and U-boot source code. Here are the instructions to checkout the source code and build. For more detail information, please visit U-boot and Kernel.

This guide is only for the NATIVE BUILD.

U-boot

$ sudo apt install git lzop u-boot-tools build-essential gcc-4.8 libncurses5-dev
$ sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/gcc gcc /usr/bin/gcc-4.8 50
$ git clone https://github.com/hardkernel/u-boot.git -b odroidc-v2011.03
$ cd u-boot
$ make odroidc_config
$ make

Linux Kernel

$ git clone --depth 1 https://github.com/hardkernel/linux -b odroidc-3.10.y
$ cd linux
$ make odroidc_defconfig
$ make uImage modules
$ make dtbs
$ sudo make modules_install
$ sudo cp arch/arm/boot/uImage /media/boot
$ sudo cp arch/arm/boot/dts/meson8b_odroidc.dtb /media/boot